Staying Accountable for Life

Today, even the presumption of wrongdoing can ruin a person as fast as the deed itself. Staying accountable to someone other than yourself is one of the best ways to stay on the right track. Being accountable allows us to be vulnerable, so this isn’t something that can be forced. We have to be willing […]

Spirituality Means Seeing Yourself As You Are

I am currently rereading, The Spirituality of Imperfection (Amazon Link) by Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham.  First, because it’s a pretty good book.  But also because I might have skimmed it the first time, and I’m trying to learn what they are saying.  So where better to start than at the beginning. No One Is Perfect Spirituality begins […]

Principles or Rules?

I grew up in a rule-based household.  We did what we were told when we were told to do it, or there were consequences.  As children, we need to learn how to follow the rules our parents set down for us.  As adults, rules help people feel comfortable.  If we obey the rules we won’t […]

A Voice Crying Out In The Wilderness

Today we are surrounded by wilderness. Everywhere we look the wilderness of modern Life is in our face.  Our modern wilderness is convenience, stuff, politics, or job.  We need more faster, and when it comes to stopping we don’t know how.  How can we hear the voice crying out in the wilderness if that voice […]

What Is God’s Will For My Life?

I used to be a Protestant pastor.  But I got burned out, which is what I’ve done with every job I’ve had.  The problem is that I really believed it was God’s will that I was to be a pastor I just believed I had to sustain it not Him. I will never take credit […]